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The Romans did have problems with blocked sewers but much of the detritus that makes up the fatberg is modern - wet wipes, sanitary napkins, cotton buds and so on. Also, there are some other points to consider here, namely: The main Roman sewer, the Cloaca Maxima, was originally built to drain land between the seven hills. It's primary function was not to ...


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Short Answer: The only way to mesure decadence is fail. However a non-decadent society, so the two parameters are not entirely linked. Long Answer: No, because a decadent society is not well defined: it consists in two things: A society getting less focused on the initial values that it followed earlier A society that gets more and more problem (eg: ...


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